There are many, many conservation advocacy groups are on the Web. These appear both representative and reputable.
The World Wildlife Fund (same as the World Wide Fund for Nature) is the premier organization for conservation of wildlife. The site includes a newsroom, publications and research, expert's database, photo gallery and sights and sounds, resources for kids and teachers, and a tip of the day. Kids will especially like the animal sounds pages.
For news and issues about conservation of Marine Resources look at Ocean Conservancy.
Find out why bats will not get tangled in your hair at Batcon, i.e., Bat Conservation.
Learn more than you ever imagined about the role of worms in soil conservation at Worm Woman.
NatureWatch is an environmental monitoring program out of Canada that encourages everyone to learn about the environment while gathering the information that scientists need to monitor and protect it. Their activities include FrogWatch, Ice Watch, PlantWatch and WormWatch. Take a shovel, a smartphone and your classroom outside and teach your students about the importance of soil and the organisms that live in it.
Positive ideas about the problems zoos and circuses encounter can be found on The Animal Concerns project.
The Arkive project offers data about threatened species like penguins and crocodiles.
What Is an Animal Shelter
This video was made by HEART - teachhumane.org - as a resource for teachers to talk about animal shelters and homelessness with students in the classroom. This educational video is perfect for kids (grades 1 - 3).
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Other Areas To Check Out...
• Assessment Overview
• Climate Change & Global Warming
• Getting Started And Happy Endings
• Major US and North American Federal Organizations: Environment
• Parent Involvement
• Projects for Parents and Kids Together
• Research Resources for Teachers and Librarians
• TED Talks Education
• Thoughts on Educational Reform